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Southeast / Alabama - 18 hours ago

How three Birmingham-area groups Thrive Together 

Pam Bates, executive director of East Lake Initiative, Jacob Smith, Grants and Research Director for the Women's Fund (left) and Myron Thomas, site director for Hope Inspired Ministries, discuss the services offered by Thrive Together Jefferson County in Birmingham, Ala. The collaborative of thre...

Southwest / Texas - 21 hours ago

Trial of cop who killed black man in home to stay in Dallas

dptstaff | September 20, 2019 | NEWS, LOCAL, NATIONAL | DALLAS (AP) — The murder trial of a white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her unarmed black neighbor inside his apartment will be held in the city. State District Judge Tammy Kemp on Monday rejected a motion from Amber Guyger’s l...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 day ago

Gov. Kay Ivey Announces She Has Lung Cancer

FILE - In this March 4, 2019 file photo Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey speaks at a news conference in Beauregard, Ala. (AP/File) By Kim ChandlerAssociated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced Thursday that she will receive treatment for a malignant spot on her lung. The 74-year-o...

West/ North west / California - 1 day ago

Shaft

John Shaft Jr., a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, enlists the help of his estranged father, John Shaft, to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death. Own the Digital Movie Now & the Blu-ray™ 9/24. Click to see more! #Shaft @ShaftMovie

West/ North west / California - 1 day ago

This Week’s Paper: September 19, 2019

We are San Diego’s largest African American newspaper, reporting news from an African American perspective. Established in 1960, Dr. John Warren is the Publisher of the San Diego Voice & Viewpoint, a 56-year-old nationally award winning publication. Dr. Warren and his late wife and co-publi...

West/ North west / California - 1 day ago

President Trump’s Non-Humanitarian Behavior

By Dr. John E. Warren Publisher It is reported that over 150 countries offered aid and relief to the U.S. after hurricane Katrina. Following the earthquake in Haiti, the homeless and helpless were offered shelter in the U.S., just as we have offered to help other countries. Congresswoman Karen B...

Southwest / Texas - 1 day ago

Dak double: Cowboys’ Prescott beats Redskins with legs, arm

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Dak Prescott probably could have kept running — maybe all the way to the end zone. Instead, the Dallas Cowboys quarterback stiff-armed Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman to put an exclamation point on his longest run of the game. Prescott spent Sunday afternoon carv...

Southeast / Alabama - 2 days ago

Jeffco Board of Ed Appoints First Black Interim Superintendent

Dr. Walter Gonsoulin Times staff report The Jefferson County Board of Education has appointed Dr. Walter Gonsoulin as interim superintendent. Gonsoulin becomes the first African American to hold the position. Gonsoulin is currently the deputy superintendent of School and Community Support and wi...

Southeast / Alabama - 2 days ago

The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham: Mission of Advocacy

Photographs of graduates from job training programs are shown at Thrive Together Jefferson County in Birmingham, Ala. The collaborative of three family assistance agencies is a project of The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham. (Photo by Mark Almond) By Erica WrightThe Birmingham Times Go back t...

Southeast / Alabama - 2 days ago

Dr. Monica Baskin: Champion For Improving Community Health

Head shot of Dr. Monica Baskin, PhD (Professor, Preventive Medicine), 2017. Haley HerfurthUAB News Cancer is a nondiscriminatory disease — affecting people of all races, ethnicities, genders and religions. But for some populations, there are “barriers to being able to have the best quality of li...

Southeast / Alabama - 2 days ago

2020 Census Focus of Meeting at Five Points West Library Saturday

By Erica WrightThe Birmingham Times The Committee to Save Jefferson County will host– “Everybody Counts” – on Saturday, September 21 to give Birmingham residents information about the importance of the 2020 census. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Five Points West Library. “We’re going to...

Southeast / Alabama - 2 days ago

A Seat at the Table: Women’s Empowerment Brunch

Renee Smith (left) and Danielle Mars. (Ameera Steward, For The Birmingham Times) By Javacia Harris BowserFor The Birmingham Times It began with a T-shirt. Longtime friends Danielle Mars and Renee Smith were discussing how therapy had helped them through hard times when Smith had the idea to desi...